Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Welcome to the Semicolons! Oregon ostomy support group meetings in Springfield/Eugene and Florence (Oregon Coast)

Lane County Ostomy Association (LCOA)
Support Groups

Eugene/Springfield, OR: Jenny, 503-910-7271,

Florence, OR: Shannon, 541-999-7456,
                       Wound/Ostomy Main Number, 541-902-6103


These meetings are for anyone who has an ostomy, any person who may eventually have an ostomy, and any associated family member, friend, caregiver, or support person

Meeting Details


.....Meeting location is under restricted access
Contact us by email to be added to a list for MSTeams presentations while restrictions are in place. See latest newsletter for details -- link at bottom of page.

.....After hospital restrictions are lifted
Meetings will resume on the First Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30)

(Note, if the meeting date falls on a major holiday, that month's meeting will likely be cancelled. Contact the Peacehealth Riverbend Wound and Ostomy Clinic during regular business hours for specifics.)

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, RiverBend
Room 12C, First Floor, near restrooms
Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute (OHVI)
3311 RiverBend Drive, Springfield, Oregon

Parking: Visitor parking garage (or in the OHVI lot after 5 p.m.)


Other Notes

For information about our visitation program, other related organizations, ongoing news, and featured articles, see the links below to our resources, including our Ostomy Digest newsletter.



.....Click here to access our forms

.....Click here to access the Ostomy Digest newsletters

.....Click here to access flyers and other items of interest

.....Click here to visit Peacehealth RiverBend's Surgical Services - Wound and Ostomy page

.....Click here for an informative ostomy brochure published by United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA). You can also email UOAA at

For Portland and Salem groups, check out and

Need to donate clean, unused supplies to people in need?
.....Click here to visit Friends of Ostomates Worldwide

(Note, this site is only intended to help people find LCOA online. It is not an actual blog that is updated regularly. For questions or to request a site update, please email